varicose veins

Holiday shopping and your leg health

It is that time of year again. You are having to fight the traffic and the crowds at stores. Chances are that this time of the year you will be putting in more walking miles than you do the rest of the year. For people with venous or arterial disease in their legs, it can be quite challenging. Typically, problems…

Varicose vein myths and facts

Patients ask me all of the time, “How can I prevent varicose veins?” The truth is hard to swallow. varicose vein prevention with exerciseIt is hard to accept because we feel helpless. We want control in our lives. We want to be able to change things that are wrong. If we are overweight, there is a self-help solution. Diet and…

What are Varicose Veins? What treatments for Varicose veins are best?

Here is a good article from www.care2.com Varicose veins are a problem for tens of millions of people. For some, it’s simply an aesthetic issue while for others it can be painful. The cause of varicosities is within the veins themselves. Your veins are the highways through which blood returns from the far reaches of your body back to your…

Varicose Vein Article

Good Article in Memphis Health + Fitness about Varicose Veins. Call Memphis Vascular Center for More information or if you want a second opinion at 901-683-1890.  memphisvascular.com

Why it’s time to Rethink Varicose Veins

Many people consider varicose veins to be simply a cosmetic issue, so they delay treatment or avoid it completely. The truth is, untreated varicose veins can progress to a more serious form of vein (venous) disease called chronic venous insufficiency (CVI), which can present more serious signs and symptoms such as pain, ankle swelling, fatigue of the legs, skin damage…

Precise Treatment for Varicose Veins

Unsightly and troublesome varicose veins? Dr. Roberts carefully diagnoses the diseased vein condition to determine the underlying cause before he recommends an appropriate treatment option. “I see both primary and secondary varicose veins occurring in my patients,” explains Dr. Roberts, “and each requires a different approach. Primary varicosities are caused by defective valves that produce reflux in the saphenous vein,…